Leadership : Research Findings, Practice, and Skills

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  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/3/2009
  • Publisher: South-Western College Pub
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The Sixth Edition of LEADERSHIP: RESEARCH FINDINGS, PRACTICE AND SKILLS helps you understand leadership principles and hone your own leadership skills through a thoughtful balance of essential theory and real-world applications. The text provides a strong practical foundation by introducing leaders you can relate to and reinforcing your knowledge with frequent skill-building activities. Key updates include new opening vignettes and end-of-chapter cases, numerous additional skill-building exercises, and an enhanced student companion site with new Knowledge Bank activities and self-assessments.

Table of Contents

The Nature and Importance of Leadership.
Traits, Motives, and Characteristics of Leaders
Charismatic and Transformational Leadership
Leadership Behaviors, Attitudes, and Styles
Contingency and Situational Leadership
Leadership Ethics and Social Responsibility
Power, Politics, and Leadership
Influence Tactics of Leaders
Developing Teamwork
Motivation and Coaching Skills
Creativity, Innovation, and Leadership
Communication and Conflict Resolution Skills
Strategic Leadership and Knowledge Management
International and Culturally Diverse Aspects of Leadership
Leadership Development and Succession
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